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Incredible Mountain, Lake, and Golf Course Views and Star-Filled Nights

Sleeps26
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful mountain retreat! Golf, swim, fish, hike, sight-see or just relax!

Located just 45 minutes out of Jackson Hole, WY, this spectacular vacation home sits on prime property as part of the Star Valley Ranch community in western Wyoming. This spacious home is nestled in the woods and overlooks a beautiful fishing pond which is part of the eighth hole of the Aspen Hills Golf Course.

Within walking distance of this luxurious family mountain retreat are facilities that include two tennis courts, a children's playground and the clubhouse for the 9-hole PGA style Aspen Hills Golf Course. Explore the mountainside community using the golf carts. Find your way to the community swimming pool or grab your golf clubs and hit balls at the driving range. Reserve a tee time at the 18-hole PGA golf course known as Cedar Creek also located on Star Valley Ranch property.

Take the short 55 minute scenic drive to Jackson Hole for some site-seeing adventures. Ride the rapids on guided tours down the famous Snake River. Hike up nearby canyons for spectacular waterfalls and get to know the nature around you.

This vacation retreat offers stunning daytime views, opportunities to see wildlife up close and a star-filled sky unrivaled by anywhere else on the planet!

Each room in this fully furnished, resort-style vacation home is represented by a different theme. Enjoy your slumber surrounded by mythical Norwegian trolls. Dream of the Wild West while sleeping in the Cowboy Room or float in the safe harbor of the Lighthouse Room. Get snug and comfortable in the Love Nest. Enjoy the view of the valley from the Loft! The kids will love the Disney room and the main floor Master Suite is perfect for relaxation.

This property will comfortably sleep 25 people, making it the perfect place for a large family gathering. There are five bathrooms, two stoves and a breakfast bar that seats a dozen people at one time. The kitchen table has room enough for 18 people.

There are puzzles to assemble, games to play, books to read and board games to conquer...Plenty to do, even after the sun goes down.

More Details

Owner
Steve Affleck
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017

About Steve Affleck

Karin and I have loved having this home as a gathering place for our family of nine children and 40+ grandchildren. Reunions, Thanksgiving, Christmas, honeymoons, anniversaries... are just a few memories that have come to mean so much to us. We are retired from the automotive parts distribution business. I am a serious fly-tier and fly fisherman. Some of the finest 'Blue Ribbon Fishing' is close by. We built this home as a gathering place for our family. It can be just that for you.

Steve Affleck purchased this house in 1997

Why Steve Affleck chose Star Valley Ranch

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! This family retreat is in a beautiful location, close to places like Jackson Hole. The Cabin @ Star Valley is designed to accommodate large groups...like family reunions or business retreats. You may want to go to Jackson Hole to do some shopping, visit an art gallery, see a movie, ride the white water rapids of the Snake River, go to dinner, listen to cowboy poetry or a see live play. You can hike local canyons to beautiful waterfalls.

The surrounding communities are full of western culture, hosting fairs real western rodeos and more. You won't want to miss a thing while staying at The Cabin @ Star Valley.

What makes this house unique

In my humble opinion, the Cabin @ Star Valley is on the very best lot on Star Valley Ranch. The large bay windows reveal a stocked fishing pond only 100 yards from the back porch. The spectacular view of the pond, golf course, fairways, towering aspen trees and lodge-pole pines is a sight to behold. The large bay windows bring the wonders of nature's beauty almost right inside with you.

You can have access to golf carts and all-terrain vehicles to help you get around and explore the wonders of nature around you! This is the view for anyone sitting at the 18 place dining table.

The gourmet kitchen has two of everything...ovens, stove (one gas, the other electric). A dozen people can sit around the large kitchen island.

Each bedroom on the lower level has a decorative theme. The Cowboy Room, the Lighthouse room, the Lovebird's Nest, the Norwegian room and the Disney room. There are two laundry rooms; one on the main level, the other downstairs.

Amenities

Star Valley Ranch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 26
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 23 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master En Suite - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Beautifully tiled with a jetted bath tub and separate shower
    Entry Half Bath - toilet , Just off the mud/laundry room & entry way.
    Loft Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Large jetted tub, closed area for toilet, dual vanity sinks.
    Downstairs Bathroom #1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Between Lighthouse and Cowboy themed bedrooms.
    Downstairs Bathroom #2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Conveniently located near Disney, Spring and Norway rooms.
  • The towels and washcloths made available to you are hotel grade materials.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • The Loft - 1 king , Master-sized Loft w/ private bathroom. King bed. Great view!
    The Master Suite - 1 king , Large Master Suite, king bed, own bathroom & walk-in closet.
    The Cowboy Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Cowboy Themed - Great view of woods, lake and golf course!
    The Lighthouse Room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Lighthouse theme - Quietest room in the house. Peaceful.
    Spring Room - 1 queen , Spring Theme - Beautiful view of the lake & golf course.
    The Norwegian Room - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 bunk bed , Norwegian theme. View of the lake and golf course.
    The Disney Room - 1 king , 2 bunk bed , Sleeps up to 8 kids! This is where kids will want to sleep!
  • Each of the rooms is set with a different fun theme. The sheets are fresh, clean and hotel grade so you can expect them to be comfortable.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This vacation property is great for family outings, reunions, or business retreats. We can recommend some fun dinner catering. Jackson Hole is a 50 mile drive up the Snake River Canyon. The Grand Tetons are just a few miles out of Jackson. Many activities are available, including nighttime rodeos, plays, whitewater rafting, fishing, golf, hiking, dining, horseback riding or just plain relaxing. Please feel free to talk to the owners about their favorite "off the path" places to go!

Reviews

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average rating of 4.980769 based on 52 reviews
5

Wonderful Property.

  • 5 of 5

Great property! Very well equipped home. We used it for a family get together for a family Wedding in the area. Lots of room for everyone to spread out. Fantastic kitchen and

wonderful to have a dining table that accommodates so many. It was great that Owner met

us and went over any questions we had. Sunsets were fantastic. Home exceeded

our expectations, and was as nice as described.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had a great experience staying here.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time at this property. It was clean and fully stocked to make our stay fun and complete. It is in a beautiful spot and we would certainly want to use it again.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Reunion Property

  • 5 of 5

There was plenty of space in this house for my family of 20. My favorite thing was being able to sit down together for meals at the enormous dining table.

There were beautiful views overlooking the pond at the golf course. There was a little lawn area where we were able to have a ladderball tournament.

The house provided all our basic needs with plenty of towels and a well stocked kitchen.

It was peaceful and the weather was beautiful (August). The owners welcome manual was helpful and gave tips on things to do in the area. We hiked intermittent Spring which was worth the drive.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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family reunion

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time the Ranch. It was wonderful clean plan to have a reunion.Great fishing. The only thing I can think of that it needs is some hooks in the bathrooms. I recommend it highly. The Anderson's

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is our first review of less than 5 Stars. Hooks in the bathrooms. Thank you for the suggestion. I will install software me tomorrow.
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Maine
5

A ++++--Wonderful home, setting, amenities and location--we had the best time!

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family group of about 20 adults and children spent the August 2017 eclipse week here and had an absolutely wonderful, memorable time. We are a farflung group--we converged upon Star Valley Ranch from Maine, Hawaii, Arizona, Massachusetts, California, Florida and even London, England.

We quickly discovered that the house was perfect for groups like ours. We had several dinners on the sweeping porch overlooking Star Valley, using the propane powered grill for steaks and fish. The house has a large, fully-equipped kitchen, with a great breakfast bar island, and near it is the longest dining table (ideal for a group dinner) I've seen in a while. Adjoining the dining area is a very large living/family area, with comfortable sofas and chairs enough to seat a gathering. We had so much fun in the evenings there, playing games some nights (the house comes well equipped with all kinds of board and other games), singing and playing music (one of our group brought along a guitar and four or five of us played it). The downstairs has an an equally large family room area with a huge viewing screen--great for the younger group to hang out and watch movies after the elders have retired. The house has seven very nicely furnished bedrooms and four full baths. The house is rated to sleep 26 and it accommodated our slightly smaller group very nicely. Two of the bedrooms have their own Jacuzzi-type tubs as well as showers. It's a place made for family reunions and similar gatherings.

The house sits across the road from the golf course, with a trout pond right in front of the house. There is access to club amenities, including the swimming pool and golf. Star Valley Ranch abuts the National Forest, so mountain and valley hiking is literally a short walk up the road. We hiked into the hills behind the house to see Star Valley from on high. It's not a strenuous climb but the views are rewarding. The Star Valley and extended area has much else to offer. We really enjoyed Intermittent Spring hike in Afton---it's a half hour drive, including the winding access road, and the hike is pretty easy--wheelchair accessible even. We also made the beautiful and easy drive to Jackson, and also spent time at Palisades Reservoir. Bottom line--there is a lot to see and do.

Lastly, thank you to Steve and Karin, the owners of this beautiful house, for giving our family such an enjoyable place to get together. We'll never forget our time there.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. George Utah, USA
5

Amazing Cabin for a Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My siblings and I have stayed twice at this large, beautiful and conveniently located cabin in the last few years. This August, my children, their spouses and grandchildren (26 total) were able to experience the majesty of mountains, rivers, lakes and wildlife while using the cabin as our base. It is located within an hour or so drive from the Grand Teton Nation Park which is a great asset.

The arrangement of the bedrooms and the number of beds exactly matched the numbers of our individual families. We could all be seated at the kitchen table and bar as we ate, or visited or played games while grilling meals on the deck. The deep decks were constantly in use for relaxing and the driveway has ample parking. The home was better than described on the website. Steve answered our few questions promptly.

We took advantage of several Star Valley hiking trails, floated the Salt River and fished and traveled into the Park for whitewater rafting, Bar J Wranglers and horseback riding; however it was THE CABIN which created wonderful memories.

Like Karin said, people come to the Tetons, drive for the views and 'hot spots' and then realize the best memories are made at the Cabin with family - instead of 'on the road'! That is why this cabin is so precious to those who visit it!

Thank you Steve and Karin for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Jackson Hole, WY
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Cowboy Bar, Thayne, WY
Nearest Golf
0.01 Miles
Aspen Hill and Cedar Creek
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 89
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Thayne, WY
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Jackson Hole and Teton Village

This spectacular vacation property is located on the Star Valley Ranch in Western Wyoming. The home overlooks a beautiful fishing pond that separates the tee box and green of the eighth hole on the Aspen Hills golf course. Enjoy two tennis courts that are just a short walk from the house,or use one of the two golf carts to navigate to the swimming pool adjacent to the 18- hole Cedar Hills golf course.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $200
Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 5.0%

We ask our guests to let us know of any repair needed or problems they may have experienced. Our goal is to see that you are 100% satisfied with your rental experience. Thank you. Steve and Karin Affleck

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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